Keto Cheesy Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks (Air Fryer)

Keto Cheesy Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks (Air Fryer)

These Keto Cheesy Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks (Air Fryer) are so salty and sweet, with toppings! They are sure to bring back ballpark memories, as you enjoy them. The air fryer continues to amaze with its flexibility! I thought I’d give it a try with turkey franks. It did not disappoint! I stuffed these franks with 2 types of cheeses and wrapped them in bacon; they turned out great.

Quick & Easy

This is a very quick and easy throw together sort of meal! I wrapped each turkey frank with 1 slice of bacon, but feel free to use 2. Also, out of pure guilt, I incorporated lettuce as my “bun”, along with other vegetables.

Dextrose – not Keto Friendly

I opted to go with turkey franks, as I find their carbs are lower than standard hot dogs. Also, most beef hot dogs have dextrose as a main ingredient. I avoid this ingredient as much as possible! If you are strict keto, dextrose is not keto friendly, since it’s a form of glucose (sugar).

On rare occasions, we’ll eat foods that contain less than 2% of dextrose. Basically, with foods like pepperoni, this is the only option – they all have it. When choosing to treat yourself with such foods, try to find those that state the negative ingredients are 2% or less!

Toppings for Keto Cheesy Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks (Air Fryer)

I focused on mustard, ketchup, and pickle for my toppings. If you are still searching for a keto friendly ketchup you should give this Primal Kitchen Ketchup a try. The ingredients are all natural, the flavor is great, and there are no blood sugar impacts!: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07FNLGP92/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B07FNLGP92&linkCode=as2&tag=ambersketokit-20&linkId=4b4842975cd33742477200cd9464a021 

Sides

You can pair this recipe with some onion rings, if you’d like. Check out my recipe here – https://ambersketokitchen.com/2018/11/28/keto-air-fryer-bacon-wrapped-onion-rings/

Hope you enjoy!

Keto Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks (Air Fryer)

Keto Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks

5 from 4 votes
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 3 people
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Ingredients

  • 6 jumbo Turkey Franks
  • Salt, Pepper, and Garlic - to taste
  • 1 1/3 cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 4 String Cheese, Mozzarella
  • 6 slices Bacon
  • 6 large pieces Leaf Lettuce

Instructions

  • Make a slit in each frank so that they can be stuffed with cheese! Try to make the slit as deep as possible, without cutting the frank in half.
    Keto Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks (Air Fryer)
  • Season the franks with salt, pepper, and garlic.
  • Stuff your cheddar cheese into each frank.
    Keto Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks (Air Fryer)
  • Cut your mozzarella string cheese in half. Next, place half of the cheese on top of the shredded cheese for each frank.
    Keto Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks (Air Fryer)
  • Wrap 1 slice of bacon around each frank. Place your franks in the air fryer.
    Keto Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks (Air Fryer)
  • Turn your air fryer to 375 degrees F, 191 degrees C, for 12 minutes. Flip franks after 6 minutes. Check at 12 minutes; if bacon isn't crispy enough, add another 4-6 minutes.
    Keto Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks (Air Fryer)
  • Use leaf lettuce as your 'bun'. Feel free to also add additional toppings, such as: pickles, ketchup, mustard, and onion.
    Keto Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks (Air Fryer)
  • Serve and enjoy!
    Keto Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks (Air Fryer)

Nutrition Per Serving

Nutrition Facts
Keto Bacon Wrapped Turkey Franks
Amount Per Serving
Calories 456 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Protein 29g58%
* Be sure to calculate your Keto Macros!
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Robin Unrein
Robin Unrein
1 year ago

Fixed these for lunch today, didn’t get my bacon cooked all the way, so just took it off. But still delicious

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